Klaus Link Wall Lamp
Materials: Rectangular metal (iron) wall mount. White painted metal reflector. Silver painted metal crossed design lampshade. Several white painted metal parts. 4 metal sockets. Pull cord switch.
Height: 23 cm / 9.05”
Width: 46 cm / 18.11”
Depth: 11 cm / 4.33”
Electricity: 2 bulbs E27, 2 x 75 watt maximum, 2 bulbs E14, 2 x 40 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1960s, 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: Heinz Neuhaus Leuchten, Neheim-Hüsten, Germany.
Other versions: This Klaus Link wall lamp als exists with a black lampshade. Probably also made in other colours.
This wall lamp is often attributed to German designer Rolf Krüger, but is not. Rolf Krüger designed the Cross Oyster wall lamp for Staff Leuchten. It is reminiscent of this one, hence the confusion. You can find the Cross Oyster wall lamp over here.
No information to be found about the designer, unfortunately. Many Klaus Link names appear, but no information to be found about a designer. Do you have an idea about him? Please use the contact form to make this website more complete.
The Heinz Neuhaus Beleuchtungskörperfabrik (Lighting fixture factory) company was founded in 1955 in Neheim-Hüsten, the lighting capital of Germany. The company received 4 iF Design Awards, all for designs by Rolf Krüger. You can find them over here on their website. Other designers that work for Heinz Neuhaus are, among others Wilhelm Wagenfeld and of course Klaus Link. The company no longer exists.
Also a Paul Neuhaus company exists, it was founded in 1962. Paul Neuhaus still produces lighting. Today it is named Neuhaus Lighting Group and they own the brands Paul Neuhaus, LeuchtenDirekt and Q. The company is located in Wern, Germany. The company also produces several lamps under the name Peill + Putzler. It are re-editions of lamps by this famous lighting company that no longer exists.